Florida man accused of throwing daughter from bridge incompetent to stand trial


spaminator
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Florida man accused of throwing daughter from bridge incompetent to stand trial
Reuters
First posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 02:22 PM EST | Updated: Thursday, February 26, 2015 05:04 PM EST
TAMPA, Fla. A Florida man facing murder charges for allegedly throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge currently is incompetent to stand trial, a judge said on Thursday.
John Jonchuck, 25, will be sent a state mental hospital in an attempt to restore his mental condition so that he can face trial, according to a spokesman for the state's sixth judicial circuit court.
Jonchuck has been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated fleeing and eluding, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer.
A hearing on his mental status was scheduled for June 9.
Questions about Jonchuck's bizarre behaviour were reported to authorities shortly before last month's death of Phoebe Jonchuck, a kindergarten student.
John Jonchuck Jr., 25, is seen in an undated picture released by the St Petersburg Police Department in St Petersburg, Florida January 8, 2015. (REUTERS/St Petersburg Police Department/Handout)

Florida man accused of throwing daughter from bridge incompetent to stand trial
 
Sal
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a kindergartener....how terribly sad that he had access
Last edited by Sal; Feb 26th, 2015 at 07:45 PM..
 
SLM
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So he's capable enough to make a choice to lift his child up off the ground and toss her from a bridge. And he's capable enough to flee the scene and attempt to elude police. But he's not capable enough to answer for what he's done.

Well that's convenient.
 
Nuggler
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.............Johnchuck !
 
Kreskin
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Quote: Originally Posted by Nuggler View Post

.............Johnchuck !

They don't call him Chuck for nothing.
 
Nuggler
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Too soon Kreskin. Too soon.
9/11's ok now, but this is too soon.
 
damngrumpy
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We are all looking at this guy and wondering why he is not facing murder charges.
Perhaps the time has come to insist the idiots that allow access to a child when it
is suspect. Perhaps the system and the workers who allowed access should be on
trial for their inadequate actions as well just sayin'
 

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